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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
be sold. be doing so. >> thank you, caroline. on he u.s. is clamping down tax evasion. urged to s are being participa participate. we have all the details. been talking about it. this could be the end of the ing -- bingeing. >> we are at the turning point they the americans believe $100 billion. u.b.s.. has gone after the department of justice saying you notice,ve given we want you on board and go for voluntary disclosures in terms names of people that you have helped evade taxes and swiss saying guys get on board with this program because don't you potentially face criminal investigation and fines. that s one way of jumping and staying in the u.s. and saying to the authorities look, numbers the names and and it definitely has had an impact. in terms of u.s. assets overseen byswiss banks it has dropped 70% and the americans said yeah swiss bank account and the amount of money. >> this is the disclosure. saying i think you should comply now otherwise they say spying. 14 banks are already involved in criminal investigation and go to the after you sites so you have credit suisse, h
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
on sunday shopping. part of the bitter arguments over how to ease up on taxes in france all still feeling the state's coffers. his dispute with the dresses were soon enough we'll be talking about. in the false and yet today the study although in the newsroom and say hello once again to their product thank you cards like these are the headlines. at that peace is better than the good ol' ukraine's president reacts to protest is stepping up to campaign for the resignation of the campus i'll do anything to an upright ten spots resign thailand's prime minister has more clashes break out today seizing k gas and rubber boats. french prime minister about to come up with a clear at all. lacking something. ukraine where president any cutbacks has reacted to the unrest sparked by his feet and on closer ties with the eu by calling for any peaceful protests this on to clashes in kiev with independence plan is being taken diapers you can see that by anti government protest is it called for general strike. the prime minister says their actions amount to pick it up. he is not correspond to encounter the
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:50pm PST
on their pledge not to raise taxes. social democrat leader cyclone gabrielle first the party's rank and file to back the agreement in a referendum next week. he has acted was acquitted grand coalition has written a coalition agreement for regular people to carry out their responsibilities every day. is there some water cannons to stabilize fairness and social balance in our country and this week's upset about austin is none of these yet. spd members accept the deal chancellor under the miracle could be re elected to a third term in mid december he rejected the grand coalition will be over before it began. italy's senate voted on wednesday to expel former prime minister silvio berlusconi following his conviction for tax fraud the decision meansravis county loses his parliamentary immunity and could face arrest in connection with other legal proceedings against him. they include with an underage prostitute and abuse of office. the vote was preceded by a heated debate between supporters and opponents doomadgee imagine that this is a historic day for italy just for them to the rule of law has b
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
japanese companies can stay competitive under his policies. regarding the corporate tax starting next fiscal year, we decided to reduce by 2.4% and we will be moving forward with reviews and studies on how corporate tax should be in order for japanese companies to stay competitive. thee will have a more from exclusive interview throughout the program. >> ukraine. protesters have flooded the streets of the capital among speculation that the president is going to sign up to a russian trade bloc. david tweed is there. angela merkel must be keeping a close eye on that. >> i want to give you an idea on how much of the german media and political establishment -- i want to show the right side the newspaper. this is the picture on the front and is also on the front of several other national newspapers that the statue of lenin was toppled late last night. and then decapitated. this is a big issue for angela merkel. last week, the german foreign with the president will stop some of the opposition of the coalition is quite well known. he's a former world champion boxer. the interesting thing is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
that this is laden with risks and problems with morning sun just about everything. taxes and death no count suggests the worst air and higher taxes. eu membership month it's as scotland can forget about it the trident nuclear program david cameron claims getting rid of it is a bad idea in case of the book to a nuclear attack. my teeth and the roaming charges the immobile fellas if the split happens at the list goes on to stop the project the year by the yes camp they accuse the government of scaremongering stopped in to vote no and this is the white paper will prove that independence would bring about a jobs bill and a thriving economy concerns that resonate with voters this white paper answers some six hundred and fifty questions said that details give me the marquee their two main categories here one knows it will be negotiated during the transition period and another ideals to be made to become independent scottish government is in deed for warmth. they promise and eat a lot of breaking down of all the policies they want to pursue the system what a sad little supply coal to damaging wish list of
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
another massive package including more than $50 billion in spending to help offset sales tax hike. >>> mario draghi should be holding fire, despite the recent drop in inflation. investors eyeing the ecb's economic staff projections. >>> and i told you so. british chancellor george osborne may have reason to gloat. >>> and china's financial institutions are warning against trading bitcoins as the bank admits while there are risks, it could still use the currency. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. hello. a warm welcome to the program. the government has just unveiled an $18.6 trillion yen stimulus package which includes 5.5 trillion yen in fresh spending measures. this is to offset the accuracy in the sales tax which is coming in in april which raises the rate effectively from 8% to 5%. it follows the unveiling of a 10.3 trillion package back in january. a number of measures will be expected as far as this package is concerned. particularly for those on the lower income as well. we will get those measures as soon as
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
involving an internet sales tax. amazon an overstock.com were appealing the online levy imposed in new york state. but it's a battle imposed with results. what does this mean for online shoppers? >> all i can think about with this story is taxes. this is what it tells us we know now that the price that online retailers get is probably going to go away because that differential is really about tax. they will now be on par with the brick and mortar retailers and they won't have that edge they've had. we'll probably see less showrooming where people go to a store, they look around and pull out their mobile phone and buy the item online. we're going to see a lot more bureaucracy, states find municipalities making it so hard, so complicated, they're going to be dealing with a very tangled tax web. >> the potential tax revenue, though, for manile of these states that they would lose is huge. >> that's why these states are saying i want amazon to collect taxes coming into products coming into our state. we need the revenue. >> especially after the financial crisis. >>
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
to lean on. they are taking a page out of the playbook. tax senate democrats are going on cuts to providers. in one release mark pryor release said pryor's deciding vote for obama care cut from medicare including nearly 5.4 billion collectly from arkansas. it's a familiar line of attack that was litigated and litigated and litigated and discredited in the last election. >> when congressman ryan looked into the camera and attacked president obama's medicare savings as "the biggest coldest power play," i didn't know whether to laugh or cry. that $716 billion is exactly to the dollar the same amount of medicare savings that he had in his own budget. >> that's always been a problem for republicans on this line of attack. house republicans tell us that they are not looking at the medicare attack line. they want to continue to highlight individual stories when it comes to health care. stories about canceled plans or higher costs. here's what we know they are not going to do. they are not going to walk away from the issue. it's too potent of an issue for the base and what they believe
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
a capitalist. and capitalism has been the winning formula -- >> tax free, save it up all those years, the inside build-up. this is what harold ford wanted when he was running for the senate and he was a democrat in the house. he was a smart moderate democrat. that's exactly what he wanted. >> because what you have is basically these terrible conflicts that you get when people basically make poor health care choices and want somebody else to bail them out. and when they own the plan, they begin to make healthy health care choices. you have to get rid of the moral hazards that we have all over the government, both in the way insurance is written today and the way it should be written. so that people have individual skin in the game and they can take these accounts and go anywhere with them. >> anywhere they want. >> isn't that more moral? half the people who are going to qualify are going into mistake. a terrible system. fairer system, everyone getting an h.s.a. better access than medicaid -- >> the mandate is you have to have an hsa. i'm okay with that. but nop mandates for the plan.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am EST
and tax credit individuals are eligible more. the huge problem, many of the insurers are not getting the correct information on the form. it was a big question at the white house. jay carney had this to say. >> we had instituted a number of significant fixes to the 834 forms, which are these - that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. we believe that the majority of fixes to 834 forms, we expect the injoe to be vastly ipp sured. we'll work with issue ers to make sure remaining problems are fixed. >> it is now crunch time, three weeks until december 23rdrd. if you're going have insurance by january 21st, the effective date of the obamacare, then you have to enrol by december 23rdrd. if you are in the individual market place, if you don't get your insurance through an employer, you'll have to log on to healthcare.gov. still experiencing a lot of problems, and now it's cunch time. >> tensions are riding in thailand. protesters demanding the prime minister's ousting filled the streets of bangkok. police put up barricades after nine days of violent demonstrati
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
should not be fooled by that. ashley: commuting get as little more taxing. the amount of workers can put transit costs cut in half by congress. at least those with the train. that is outrage. tracy: because they have drive evers? in tech minute we'll review lg's curved glass phone which is about to hit the store shelves. ashley: the dow has been down over 100 points for a long time but as you can see, desperately trying to make a comeback, down 99 points or there abouts. the market has been under a little bit of selling pressure these last several days. get breaking news on the fed beige book. peter baron's with the details. peteer? >> hey, ashley and tracy, the beige book for november says the economy continued to expand ad a modest to moderate pace from mid-october through mid insofar as november and the report does not appear to tee up tapering of bond purchases cuttings back on quantitative easing in next two weeks when the report will be used by policymakers. this reports e has the same language on the economy and job creation as the last meetings on beige book in october when the f
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
the memo from the supreme court. it is not a penalty. it's a tax. that tax will be 2.5% of your income in three years. that's how they're going to get, i guess, young people to voluntarily pay more than double. in wisconsin a young man 27 years old, on average his insurance costs will increase by 124%, from about $1,100 a year to over $2,400 a year. that is because of obamacare. the patient protection affordable care act. >> you have obamacare? >> they're trying to get it. we've only gotten a few members of our staff that have been able to sign up so far. i think they've got to sign up today in order to make sure it is in place. my staff is scrambling and my wife is trying to find insurance in the state of wisconsin. >> this week is going to be the medicaid week. the president and the white house are going to be talking about how great it is to expand medicaid. you're not against -- >> brian, we've got to remember in 2009 when this law was being debated, 85% of americans maybe were satisfied with the price of the health care but they liked the health care plan they were on. they liked
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
my source -- this is important, too. that tax reform is actually still more on the hot front burner than i thought. this source tells me dave camp coming out of ways and means, max baucus coming out of the senate finance committee are still bound and determined to come up with a pro-growth tax reform that would broaden the base and lower the tax rates. i can think of nothing that would help the economy more. what do you think about this? >> nothing in this near-term deal. there is an appetite for what you described particularly on the business side of the equation on corporate taxes. the white house has a plan to do precisely what you described, maybe not get the rate down the way you'd like it but they do have a plan. here's something i'd like to ask the representative about. i understand that you want to -- that there are republicans up there who want to keep the appropriations levels to where they are already. they're not that interested in this new deal. and i heard you criticizing the sequester in terms of the economic impacts. but my question is, it seems to me -- not trying t
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
of the consumption tax hike next april. workers at many factories say they are receiving more orders. we also got news on the index for the business outlook. it rose 0.3 points to 54.8. that makes for the third safe monthly rise. this reflects optimistic views for the year end shopping season. the cabinet office also upgraded its economic assessment. it previously said the economy is recovering steady. many respondents do expect demand to rise ahead of the consumption tax hike but some people are already voicing concern consumption could fall after that. >>> on to the markets now, investors around the world encouraged by chinese trade data. they believe export numbers showed a pickup and the upward momentum is somewhat overshadowed of the fed may scale down its asset buying program. london down, frankfurt a gain of .1 of a percent. in asia, markets advance for the most part. tokyo's nikkei saw a 2.3% gain. that's the biggest daily advance since early september. a weaker yen boosted a wide range of shares today. also news about political happenings helped mumbai and bangkok shares. pro business pa
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
the minute that this is laden with risks and problems with morning sun just about everything. taxes and death no count suggests the worst air and higher taxes. eu membership month it's as scotland can forget about it the trident nuclear program david cameron claims getting rid of it is a bad idea in case of north korea nuclear attack. my teeth and the roaming charges the immobile fellas if the split happens at the list is on its top the project here by the yes camp and they accuse the government of scaremongering stopped in to vote no and this is the white paper will prove that independence would bring about a jobs bill and a thriving economy concerns that resonate with voters this white paper answers some six hundred and fifty question and said that details give me the marquee their two main categories here one knows it will be negotiated during the transition period and another ideals to be made to become independent scottish government is in deed for warmth. they promise and eat a lot of breaking down of all the policies they want to pursue the system. what a sad little supply the hall to
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
that affect all online shoppers. sales taxes and why you should be paying it. states lose $2 billion a year from uncollected tax from web users. the supreme court decided yesterday not to get involved in appeals from amazon.com and overstock.com. the court let ruling from internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if they have no physical presence in the state. do you follow me? the issue effectively ends tax-free online shopping for lots of people. brick and mortar people say they are at a disadvantage when they have to collect taxes and online do not. it's different from state-to-state and it's just been a real mess there but supreme court is not going to weigh in on this. i want to give you a quick peek at the markets. dow and the major markets all fell after the black friday results showed that consumers spent less than last year. gold stock fell as well. concerns about the fed withdrawing -- using a big pull-back in gold this year. the ten-year treasury climbed again. it means higher mortgage rates likely and higher rates for car loans and the like. krispy kreme had a very bad day.
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
by some now is not the time to raise taxes, yet the house budget cannot produce spending bills from the appropriations committee that can actually pass on the house floor. in some cases, they appear to not even be able to pass from subcommittee. all the while we're looking at a sea of unmet needs and face a floundering economy. there is one area that can help break the logjam, not solve all our problems, certainly, but help us significantly along the way. congress should address the critical needs of our nation's infrastructure deficit. roads, bridges, transit systems are all increasingly at risk. we are facing an inadequate state of repair, construction of new facilities are on hold and we are losing ground in meeting our own needs, let alone the challenges of global competition. yet, this challenge is an opportunity for some potential progress. we know what to do to meet this challenge. we can write a new transportation bill that will meet today's needs. it just needs more money. there is a vast coalition that supports additional resources for infrastructure. the so-called special
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
to the town. just today i did twenty six people killed in similar tax on the very same town which lies around forty kilometers northeast of the city of that but with certain touch of the human rights as the ball than six hundred people have been killed across syria. since posting. he's in the egyptian capital five t gas that hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president's day. i was in a cairo is iconic and tough risk while wilson was above middle c have been staging a protest demonic his reinstatement. to say that i can manage to enter the central square the very first time in several months will be seen as a symbolic date for the group. hosseini a new chips on the panel responsible for dropping the country's constitution but you today to continue with the two trials civilians despite stiff opposition from rights groups were consigned to be on the sweeping outs will drop off at people condition has now been approved meeting that a referendum will be held early next year at least four people being killed in new york's bronx a bar of term at true north suburban train to the rails on
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
, and the earned income tax credit to get by at a cost of nearly $7 billion a year to taxpayers. that's compares to 25% of the overall workforce who depend on such programs. as workers from wendy's to wal- mart call for a living wage. >> hold the burgers, hold the fries, we can't survive on $7.25. >> reporter: others are calling on congress to increase the federal minimum wage-- now $7.25 an hour-- and last raised in 2009. >> if you work hard, you should make a decent living. >> reporter: that includes president obama, who spoke wednesday about inequality at the left-leaning center for american progress. >> we all know the arguments that have been used against a higher minimum wage. some say it actually hurts low- wage workers; business will be less likely to hire them. there's no solid evidence that a higher minimum wage costs jobs, and research shows it raises incomes for low-wage workers and boosts short-term economic growth. ( applause ) >> reporter: not everyone buys those arguments. in downtown washington's freedom plaza, where skateboarders took advantage of unseasonal warmth this week,
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> they have to cut some deals. sears was a big -- >> right. but the tax revenues, whatever you get there, you're probably losing it as people leave unless you do something this. don't get me started. >> well, the governor said even though the senate passed it, the house -- >> they didn't have an auto industry or a bailout in illinois. that's purely just mismanagement of the whole pension situation. >> but it's failing to put the money in they've promised he year. there's a lot of states that promise these things and -- is. >> the whole detroit thing we'll talk about. it's a tough one because on the nightly news you'll see every retiree. they'll say, if a dollar is cut out of my pension -- >> and by the way, tier not making massive pensions. >> i know that. but right now, there's no city services. >> and detroit is a unique situation because you have seen a loss of the people living there. you can no longer support the infrastructure that was there for 1.5 million people when you see the numbers decline. >> and the journal has a piece and it sounds cold and heartless, but if public unions are
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
to swiss banks. francine come over to you. >> the u.s. is clamping down on offshore tax evasion. asked buts are being on regulars to participate in a program with american authorities. manus cranny's here at the latest on the story. is this the end of swiss banking secrecy as we know it? >> definitely a turning point. the french and the u.k. all depended on the whistleblower case. with the u.s. goes up in legal battering ram you can be pretty sure the rest will follow. wars on the cards as a department of justice saying listen, you can have a waiver, you can have an exemption, you have to sign up. the regulator and switzerland is saying get on board, get over yourselves. there are 300 banks enough to make the decision with the to join in on a voluntary program with the disclose information or indeed run the risk of quite significant fines and prosecution. >> that is a concern. if you don't sign up now voluntarily, further down the line they could have huge fines. be excluded from doing business in the usa. that is a critical part of the story. >> thank you, manus cranny. brazil's regulators
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
and find out why you may have to pay sales tax for everything you buy online and the fight over food and they are considering cutting subsidies to some of the world's poorest people. ♪ ♪ good morning and welcome back to al jazeera america and i'm thomas and coming up, in a moment the verdict in the terrifying attack on the director of a dance company of the russian ballet and let's see what temperatures we will see across the nation and here is metrologist nicole mitchell. >> i should apologize for it and don't shoot the messenger and it will be brutal in the north and billings and we pointed this out yesterday morning and i was saying it's 40, enjoy it while you have it, it has done nothing but go down since and during the day yesterday and now at 14. the temperatures will continue to go down today, not up, during the heat of the day so to speak so we will have single digits by later this afternoon. so this is what is happening, with the front coming in it's going to just keep funneling the cold air in so some of the temperatures that will be single digit today will be negative
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
top an elaborate tax regime had a was aimed at extracting as much money from aid agencies as possible. there were fees that aid agencies were forced to pay. it ranged from $500 to $10,000 in some cases. and there were additional taxes levied on aid agencies. they ranged from individual projects. at the same time al-shabaab was able to apply a robust monitoring and supervising of aid agencies where they recruited recipients of aid to report on humanitarian workers. in the end one could argue that these activity versus saved lives on the part of humanitarian workers, but at the same time it became a source of revenue for al-shabaab. >> so what are you recommending from this report, from your research. >> reporter: well, one of the challenges that aid agencies face are the laws and counter terrorism regimes that exist in the west. if they're exposed they could be prosecuted for this. one of the recommendations in the report there needs to be a conversation about the intent of these laws. the intent of these laws was not to starve people to death. obviously it was to make sure money does
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
. the cd remained firm on their pledge not to raise taxes. social democrat leader cyclone gabrielle first the party's rank and file to back the agreement in a referendum next week. he has acted was acquitted grand coalition has written a coalition agreement for regular people to carry out their responsibilities every day. is there some water cannons to stabilize fairness and social balance in our country and this week's upset about austin is none of these yet. spd members accept the deal chancellor under the miracle could be re elected to a heectedndrm in midember i began. italy's senatebefore voted onednesday t expel former prime minister silvio berlusconi following his conviction for tax fraud the decision meansravis county loses his parliamentary immunity and could face arrest in connection with other legal roceedings against him. they include with an underage prostitute and abuse of office. the vote was preceded by heated debate between supporters and opponents doomadgee imagine that this is a historic dayor italy just for them to the rule of law has been strengthened because it's cl
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30am PST
that the different forces that are involved in organizing it. coming to get that ends with some taxes but also with the corrected it get well and to add that to take a spirit to the coming together and making some plans for what to do going for but it still barren ok what exactly the planets whatever the demonstrators at the site yesterday already that they're a bit of a mixed bunch. what i think it is today. action said by the center divide the demonstrators were a big disappointment to the vast mass of a ukrainian seperate us to complete the study it's true that in ukraine the opposition has now formed of three main parties on one of them is a practical top of that which is the night with the french national front with other far right parties that in europe is no part to save the size of a right to participate is that kind of is not to stay at seventy and i think are we so yes today is that some members of saud and then people to the fact that the right to bed nationalists greeks will add to the team teed up to tuesday's buttons in this demonstration in ukraine is a funny situation paradoxic
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
. had he to raise taxes in order to cut the $11 billion deficit. raising taxes is not something that's designed to make you very popular as well as cutting government spending. i spoke with the finance minister and he's pretty b buoyant. the public outcry on that, people are pretty pleased. i did ask him, is this just kicking the can down the road. take a listen. >> we have to reduce government expenses in a way that will not hurt all the services we want to give to the government. the fight for efficiency in all the governments around the world is a hard fight. we know now things we didn't know before about how to do it because we've been doing it for quite a while. this is why things are better now. i think we're going to have a new fiscal rule which will allow us to reduce government expenses in a way that will allow us not to raise taxes. >>ing where do you see that in order not to raise taxes in 2014, 2015. >> i can tell you we're not going to hurt the budgets of education because we are an education modulated government and of course health and welfare. these are the budgets th
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
up their manufacturing process to meet a boost ahead of the sales tax hike next april. however, other figures out today weren't encouraging either. japan's current cut showed a surprise $1.2 billion deficit for the month of october. they were up 18% on strong car sales in china and north america. a sharp increase on fuel imports wiped it out. >> thank you. have a good evening. >>> reminder on what's on the agenda in asia, the constitution day holiday. china's november data continues to trickle through with industrial output and fixed asset investment figures. plus, november sales for the big tech firms are also due out. >>> and you heard makika talking about the numbers. ami, thank you for joining us. do you dismiss this downward revision of gdp on the basis that it was a rise in inventories or slower rise in inventories? >> yeah. it seems the hard thing to do was that. there's also some talks about corporate capex not being as vibrant as some people were hoping for. if you look at the bigger picture, the yen's been weakening over the last year. seeing the impact of the yen in the nex
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
talk about, tax, regulations. so talk about what you're hearing on the hill, what you're hearing at the white house. is there a chance to pass minimum wage nationally even through the senate? >> the minimum wage talk -- you hear that much more to the side than the unemployment insurance. steve and his chart noted minimum wage hiked in bush years 2007 the country had not gone through a recession and things were looking good. it took a huge amount of capital from the senators. ted kennedy keys speech pushed the bill over the top. i don't hear much talk or optimism that we're going to get a hike to $10.10. in fact you hear more skepticism about that. with respect to unemployment insurance, you're starting to see the debate heat up in part because it comes at a cruel time. it would be right after christmas, december 28th. you have about 1.3 million people losing benefits. the question is how do you pay for it. right now the cost is about $25 billion so these budget negotiations that are happening right now they are trying to figure out if they can find money to pay for that $25 billi
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
of the people while anti tax and protesters plan the next phase of the return to topple the elected government parents and sister the current prime minister called for dialogue. all i would like to avoid academics businessmen and groups from all walks of life including political protesters to work to get there and hold a forum to express their opinions to find an answer and reform the political situation into a democratic system or taking as its leader the guard louis demonstrators see the one in block shinawatra not hinting that the plan to resume their ancient ones that came to blows at his birthday candles in all screwy and powerful and cool the skin joan hughes may have been roomies from his pace as according to to make is in south korea the country's spy agency told them that johnstone kayak vice chairman of the north's top of that utility companies seen in for a few weeks ago michael is a saying that to be uncouth close aides have been executed for corruption not to abide in his voice us opposition to china's new and defend sign above disputed islands in the east china sea bass on a vis
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
taxing and they won an election two years ago and still hold a majority in parliament. the police meanwhile say they are in control of the situation despite standing down early on tuesday. >> the demonstration of peace an order we will inform that in order to reduce the tension and protest and the police, the center for peace an order has opened barriers to let protesters come in the area of the government house. we are in the process of asian with police and police maintain peace an order and forces for military do safeguard the area and ready to enforce police operations. >> reporter: that is al jazeera and let's join scott at the main protest camp in bangkok and we saw extraordinary scenes earlier outside the prime minister's office and tell us about the situation on the streets and at the protest camp there where you are. >> on the streets we were right by the headquarters for the metropolitan police in bangkok and has seen some of the worst protests and law enforcement classes over the last couple of days and we were there when they pulled down the bash wire together and pro
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
the most since the 1920s. why? some suggest years of tax cuts for the wealthy, the growth of the finance and technology companies, led to wall street fat cats and techies. computers and robots have taken a lot of the jobs since the 1970s. the minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. president obama has suggested to bump it up to about $10 an hour. one study suggests the minimum wage should be really closer to $22 an hour. overall improvements in the economy are not being felt by most people which concerns the president who worries the american dream of working to a better life may be turning to just that: a dream. >> jonlt, thank you. the struggling economy has some communities threatening to take dramatic action. a wealthy neighborhood in baton rouge wants to make another city. not the only city facing this economic divide. it's been faced by other comuns who wanted to form their own city. ben where does this effort stand? >> well john it really seems like it's starting to gain some traction. this group tried over the past few years to get legislation passed to try to get their own school distri
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
control and run its own schools with tax revenue. >> this is not about starting a new city, it's education. >> it's totally about education. we want to take accountability of the schools. >> st george would take more than accountability. a report commissioned warns that the break-up could cost the city $53 million. 20% of its budget. it would further segregate the city. baton rouge is majority black. st george is the mainlyingority white. >> we we have white kids going to school on this end of the parish and at the other end and in the middle just of the black kids. >> members in baton rouge make an average of $58,000, in the st george area they make $90,000. >> i think we need to look at does that take us backwards where we are segregating ourselves. it's not a win. >> it's not a trend. the white and black middle class have pled baton rouge to look for better schools for decades. >> this is nothing to do with skin colour. if you have the means to leave baton rouge and the school system, you have left. >> for those that may not be able to leave, it means more division. >> it will all chang
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
guide to taxes continues with a tax strategy session so you can do some planning. that is airports might "willis report" and we thank you for joining us. have a great night. ♪ lou: the nation's east coast is hammered by a deadly winter storm that caused scores of car wrecks and canceled thousands of flights and that's just the first round. the second round begins in just hours. a powerful storm with more ice and snow that will hit tonight. i am lou dobbs. ♪ ♪ ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. the relentless storm pounding cities along the east coast, dropping snow and sleet and freezing rain across much of the region. forecasters say that washington dc could get up to 5 inches of snow in philadelphia up to three and new york at least 1 inch. the storm system is wreaking havoc on the roads and in new jersey a car slid off interstate 78 and two people were killed. overall, 11 deaths across the country have been blamed on the storm in the snow and icy conditions is causing an exceptional number of pilots. the chain reaction crash on the pennsylvania turnpike that involves 50 car
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
corporate tax loopholes and wouldn't extend retirement programs and also wouldn't fully replace sequester cuts. this deal would avoid another debt battle, though on capitol hill until another budget is due. >>> a rare trip today to pakistan for defense secretary chuck hagel. he hopes to repair the strained relationship. he made a surprise visit to troops in afghanistan and said a budget deal could restore to the military. >>> so the death toll related to a pod of wayward whales has risen. 11 dead pilot whales. the total number of recovered carcasses rise to 22. last week rescueers worked franticly to move whales. >>> a bizarre plane incident left one passenger with quite a surprise. tom wagner was on a united flight from louisiana to california when he awoke from the nap to find the flight empty and the plane locked. and he is inside. >> i looked up at the ceiling, and saw the lights were out, looked down the aisle, and nobody was home. >> you can hear more of wagner's tale of how he called his girlfriend to get him out this morning on the "today" show. just his voice. >> did he have cock
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
excess taxes dairy and better but other than not there yet with a student as well the twelve you will feel the crisis in the english speaking countries. it was in kenya kenya same thing is huge on me. they've got the power to school the problems inside. that's not the case and an elephant twenty seven a m in the last position i studied in the form of weeds on the saturday there is an historical trend that the be all me in africa where a taking into account the fact that the french forces will come anyway. and that's where it must stop now because the french forces you are reducing debt. the presence in africa. why because the agreements have been changed and the french forces on want it to intervene for the savvy to tell the government it's no longer the case it was the case for the whole set but the thing that stinks going back to their tv and nobility of african armies to south african that meets her problems. it's interesting because in the french speaking region be re released in france and those countries. defence agreement so we need to feel as though the siamese should als
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
it fall short sometimes expectations of taxing its commitments to simplify customs procedures it can also add spaces they say economists. some one a tree in the us owes to the world economy. i kept going and going to study tells us more about it it's a milestone for the world trade organization. with talks turning into an extra game hundred and fifty nine members finally agreed on the first global trade deal since the wto is creation in nineteen ninety five for the first time in our history the wto has truly delivered we have achieved something very significant the owner of the world will benefit from the ekka to have delivered here today the clean and simple finds custom procedures maintains limited at the cultural subsidies and improves access for goods from the world's worst countries. over time analysts believe the deal could boost global trade by about one trillion dollars and create more than twenty million jobs mostly in developing nations. we have done here in cali is truly extraordinary. we have negotiated a package that will bring its own security to billions of goal scorers we
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
that applying for health insurance now is more like doing your income tax than going to the doctor. >> okay. >> what you need to gather is a lot of financial information. your last year's tax return. if you didn't have one, information about payroll, pay stubs, et cetera. >> and gather all this information before you go to healthcare.gov. >> yes. because you're going to need it to complete the application. the other wonderful piece of news that came out yesterday that no one seemed to notice is that for the very first time healthcare.gov has a shopping function, a browsing function. something it should have had from day one but it's now there and working. when you go on the home page, there's a little -- >> the little -- >> the little medallion on left, click on that, and you can enter some very simple information about yourself and see all of the plans available to you. >> without putting financial data, stuff in you may not want to. >> no financial data. it won't calculate whether or not you have a subsidy coming to you, but it will show you the plans available to you in your area with th
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
reduce the debt, doesn't close corporate tax loop holholes or fully repl sequester cuts. rob portman believes a deal will come soon. while not trying to rock the boat. >> the key is that we not have another government shutdown, that we do keep the spending caps in place. that we don't raise taxes at a time when the economy is still weak and i think we can accomplish that the next couple of days. >> congressman chris van hollen says he puts the chances of a deal at 50-50 and that any cuts to federal employees' pensions would be a deal breaker, at least for him. >> you cannot be asking federal employees to bear the share of the burden that they're asking for here as part of an agreement when you're not asking, for example, agribusinesses that get huge taxpayer subsidies to have a contribution. >> of course he has a slew of federal employees in his district. joining me now dnc congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz of florida. thanks for being here. now, the "washington post" quotes the head of a bipartisan think tank that this could be declared a victory is an indicator of how low the
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
whether big online retailers have to collect state sales taxes. the justices turned away appeals from amazon and overstock.com after they lost a case in new york state. in the absence of a national ruling, more states may try to tax sales on the internet. a new york commuter train was doing 82 miles an hour when it hit a sharp curve and derailed sunday, killing four people. the speed limit there is 30 miles an hour. investigators from the national transportation safety board announced the findings today from the train's two data recorders. they said it's clear what the train was doing, but not why. >> the locomotive had an event recorder, the cab car had an at in point in time it is preliminary but we can say here's what happened. we know speeds and positions, power settings and brake application. we don't know whether the brakes -- went to zero pressure because of a valve change or because of the train breakup. >> woodruff: the wreckage on the track meant some 26,000 commuters had to find alternative routes today. the government's health care website is hitting on more cylinders. whi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> and welcome back. tonight we're looking in depth at health care in privately run prisons in america and in the second part of his investigation, america tonight's adam may, said that in an effort to save money, privatized care has sentenced some prisoners to death. >> it's a growing trend, states looking to trim budgets. to date, at least 28 states have privatized prison care. american friend services, in arizona, since the time the state privatized the prison health care , cost dropped $30 million. 50 people died in arizona department of corrections custody in just the first eight
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
that this administration now has missionaries and navigators and a tax hour and a grassroots army organizing for action, all pushing obamacare. they certainly have their work cut out for them. twenty-one of 36 states now have embraced the president's so-called fix for obamacare to the almost 5 million people whose coverage has been canceled by insurance companies. senator harry reid is offering to exempt his staff from buying insurance through the laws of exchanges and the other three congressional leaders include john boehner,, nancy pelosi, and mitch mcconnell, and they all have told their staff to join the exchange. on wall street today, stocks in the dow jones down and the nasdaq up a fraction. european regulators fined six financial institutions, a record 2.3 billion, for conspiring to interest rate manipulate interest rates. mgm selling its remaining 10% stake on allied financial. the carmakers lending arm getting about $900 million. the government remains the majority shareholder, which received a 17 billion-dollar bailout during the crisis, of which they have repaid two thirds. the president co
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
of commons the scene of numerous protests and those who are against the federal tax study to support the high cost of living simply unsustainable for many in this country thousands attended a social attitudes survey has found that seventy five percent of people in political system is not working for them to be other solutions to people about the year. the black community party hoping the question is why people given voice to those who feel on his activity by the current governments the conservatives and lib dem speeches are going to boil pasta on the bush people in this country. i made was to nothing about it. britain is different to the rest of europe and that in my studio think and have gotten to that people in dire poverty. if that's the best they can do with the economy then we can think of the bed to read that's why the dog. i caught a flight of stairs the top of the conservatives. well let me acknowledge that change will not come overnight but if anything what and who looks like this i don't like is the reason for the citizens weeks ago when what they're looking for a death wish they'd
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
would take us only ten minutes. so j taxes to the government building again and upload. but on the other hand he also said that the government was ready to say that the site table would be well positioned to go see a lot of support this political crisis out. he also promised that a peaceful protest this will not be touched by the special forces by the police also boarding statements coming from the other side of political ads get the grades of the opposition. one of the leaders said that he expected to cut the police to storm the state administration building the water which the protest was captured yesterday secondly they tell which broke loose on a sunday it's changed the whole protest to practically the protests which dr decides to be about the refusal of the government to sign the utah association deal lot of talk right now is who actually still behind to finance the unprecedented violence which we so at the president's office building on sunday. let's take a look at my report last week it was all about the willingness to be in europe this time ukrainians are suggesting that the pres
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30am PST
a set of policies. and that they have deemed to be most agreeable by all the nations. taken from tax grab from the vast untill around here. i've just sort of the negotiations can move forward. it is divided into the broad cup victories the first is the agreement on least developed countries this is a negotiation to facilitate the integration of least developed countries into the world economy. this has been mostly agreed upon the second is on trade facilitation is a deal to have the potential to whether trillion us dollars to the global economy is on its final stages. but the sticking point is to agricultural subsidy debate what they are still huge divide between developed countries that wants to lessen subsidies to create a free market. against the developing nations that doesn't want this because it will hugely in fact the food security for their people and the agricultu industry this is the sticking point in distracting to do ill the whole negotiation here in bali where the wto is in and do or die a meeting. the show david is still rather thin and it can make progress andy's pushu
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